Back Lot 605 continues our Vs Movies Series with our most epic battle to date with child custody on the line! This week we are joined by Andy Heller of Fat Dude Digs Flicks to discuss the 1979 drama, Kramer vs Kramer! The winner of multiple Academy Awards, Kramer vs Kramer stars Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep, with both actors winning Best Actor and Supporting Actress in 1980 for their performance in the film respectively. We also discuss the 2021 Academy Award nominations and the weekly box office results!
The Box Office
Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon takes the top spot for the third weekend in a row with $5.15 million. At number two is Tom & Jerry with $3.84 million. Opening at number three is The Courier with just over $2 million. Chaos Walking walks it’s way to number four with $1.93 million. Rounding out the top five of the box office is The Croods: A New Age with $620,000.
The Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breathe) produced Texas Chainsaw Massacre to be a direct sequel to the original. The film casts Mandy actress Olwen Fouéré as final girl Sally Hardesty. Sally was the final girl in the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre.
The 93rd annual Academy Awards have announced the nominees for the 2021 Oscars, with Mank, Sound of Metal, and Nomadland leading the pack. Netflix becomes the highest nominated studio, the first time this accolade has gone to a streaming service.
The Shameless Plugs
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